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Barricade

Barricade: Be HeardBe Heard (2006)
Blackout! Records

Reviewer Rating: 1


Contributed by: AnchorsAnchors
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Beautiful, isn't it? Spinkicks and crowd punches as far as the eye can see. Just wait for the next breakdown -- that's when shit will really hit the fan. On the stage, just before the breakdown, hardcore's Aristotle begins to yell: How could you betray your brothers for the false causes of anoth.
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Beautiful, isn't it?

Spinkicks and crowd punches as far as the eye can see. Just wait for the next breakdown -- that's when shit will really hit the fan. On the stage, just before the breakdown, hardcore's Aristotle begins to yell:

How could you betray your brothers for the false causes of another, we won't stand for this, your fucking betrayal / All those hollow words that you were speaking, you don't know shit about brotherhood / And I guess you never will, you never fucking will, this is what you get.
Well, I don't know about you, but I feel smarter already! Add to that the beatdown soundtrack provided by Barricade's diverse and layered structure of breakdowns and chugga-chugga chords, and you're left with Be Heard, a hardcore record whose very own title's implications are something this reviewer would love to prevent. One spin of this genre-bending masterpiece and you'll have fulfilled your brotherhood and vigilance quota for a good long time, all while being able to practice your mosh moves from the comfort of your parents' oriental rug.

There's not a whole lot to say here; if you absolutely need a fix of repetitive music and tough-guy posturing, you'll find no better.

Breakdown time!

 

 
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TerribleJ (November 29, 2008)

like it or not. barricade is one of the biggest names in hardcore today. awesome band, awesome guys if you'd ever talk to them. they can say what they want, because they of all people can back it up. from knowing them, they find these reviews pathetic, because its a bunch of wanna be tough guys, bashing music they've probably never heard. You guys are very ignorant. I dig this cd. and for the record, look up the real definition of ignorant.

SilentStorms (May 28, 2007)

Don't the comments prove Anchors' point? All band-positive posts list the reviewer as a faggot ... cuz that's not tough-guy. Oh shit, yes it is! I may not be gay, but I think all you homophobes should die soon. Peace. Score is for reinforcing the stereotypical macho hardcore.

nate_derby (May 27, 2007)

"Posted by Anonymous on Friday, May 25, 2007 at 9:58 AM (EDT)

you faggots wouldn't know good music if it had it's dick in your mouth."

Wow. this guy clearly knows whats up. I only wish I had as much knowledge of "good music" as he does!

Anonymous (May 26, 2007)

I thought it was pretty good

Anonymous (May 25, 2007)

That video was the biggest sausage party ever.

elephantdwarf (May 25, 2007)

to be honest im surprised this band actually got a full star.

Anchors (May 25, 2007)

Posted by MikeFromPA on 2007-05-25 13:06:29
wow, shit review. totally biased. what a faggot.


Haaaaaaahahahahahahha

Anonymous (May 25, 2007)

lol

elephantdwarf (May 25, 2007)

oh yeah... and pay attention in the video to when there is swears! its hilarious. they censored them! thats fucking tough of them. did they think they'd get this on mtv or something?! hahahahah.

elephantdwarf (May 25, 2007)

this is the reason hardcore fucking sucks now. its all about being a tough guy and dressing like thugs. i don't understand it at all. in one of the songs on the myspace they're singing about how 'they won't think they're better than us now' for one reason or another. well... i think people think they are better than you because they've grown out of larvae form and evolved into more intelligent lifeforms. the way bands like this think is so neanderthalian that its laughable. sorry, but i can't take your swing kicks, windmills, and artwork with a dude holding a baseball bat seriously.

if anyone wants a quick laugh, go watch the video on their myspace page. it's so formulaic and kind of embarrassing.

MikeFromPA (May 25, 2007)

wow, shit review. totally biased. what a faggot.

Anonymous (May 25, 2007)

Barricade from Washington State is fucking rad. I wish they would get back together.

minus_20_scene_points (May 25, 2007)

bruce willis' solo career> barricade

Albert_Belle (May 25, 2007)

Don Johnson's solo career > Barricade

Anonymous (May 25, 2007)

Eddie Murphy's solo career > Barricades.

Anonymous (May 25, 2007)

It's Zigastotle get it right moron.

Anonymous (May 25, 2007)

you faggots wouldn't know good music if it had it's dick in your mouth.

osloboditelj (May 25, 2007)

"Hardcore's Aristotle". Yes. Score is for that line.

Anonymous (May 25, 2007)

Barlow owns you

Anonymous (May 25, 2007)

Barricade from WA > this Barricade

Albert_Belle (May 25, 2007)

This may be the worst form of music in existence...I can't even give this a half star. I'd rather hear the Underoath kids preach the gospel than have to listen to this garbage...brotherhood HAHAHA!

Anonymous (May 25, 2007)

hahaha reading reviews of all this new hardcore is becoming a new pastime its almost as funny as the music.

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